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Chemokine receptor 5 big up tri, open32 allele in patients with severe pandemic (H1N1) 2009.

Authors: Keynan, Y  Juno, J  Meyers, A  Ball, TB  Kumar, A  Rubinstein, E  Fowke, KR 
Citation: Keynan Y, etal., Emerg Infect Dis. 2010 Oct;16(10):1621-2.
Pubmed: (View Article at PubMed) PMID:20875295
DOI: Full-text: DOI:10.3201/eid1610.100108

Because chemokine receptor 5 (CCR5) may have a role in pulmonary immune response, we explored whether patients with severe pandemic (H1N1) 2009 were more likely to carry the CCR5Delta32 allele than were members of the general population. We found a large proportion of heterozygosity for the CCR5Delta32 allele among white patients with severe disease.

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